As Halloween nears fashion-conscious Parisians don different makeup - the blood and guts kind - to portray themselves as the living dead. They gather at Place République for the annual zombie walk.
This sci-fi phobic, don’t-like-to-be-scared inner self went and reacted predictably.
Considering the horrors of the political reality we are currently living, I found zombies rather allegorical…and strangely soothing.
We can be glad in this instance, it's fake news.
Alas, this is all too common a scene, especially just after a Las Vegas massacre left 58 dead.